The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 22 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 86 61 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.92% 3.80% 5.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.20% 4.00% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 37
Median daily rate £438 £394 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £339 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
- +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.45 £52.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-6.82% +79.31%
Consultant
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1194 1526 1236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.14% 94.96% 96.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 793 719
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 24
Median hourly rate £47.25 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £30.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 95 (49.22%) Finance
2 70 (36.27%) Data Centre
3 45 (23.32%) Migration
4 38 (19.69%) Unix
5 31 (16.06%) Banking
6 28 (14.51%) Active Directory
7 27 (13.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (13.47%) CA
8 26 (13.47%) SQL
9 24 (12.44%) Oracle
10 23 (11.92%) Law
10 23 (11.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 21 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (10.36%) Windows
12 20 (10.36%) Veritas
13 19 (9.84%) RACF
13 19 (9.84%) Solaris
13 19 (9.84%) Clustering
14 18 (9.33%) Cisco
15 17 (8.81%) Microsoft
16 16 (8.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 15 (7.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 15 (7.77%) Veritas File System
17 15 (7.77%) Identity Access Management
17 15 (7.77%) CA Single Sign-On
17 15 (7.77%) Linux
17 15 (7.77%) Java
18 14 (7.25%) ITIL
18 14 (7.25%) CCNP
18 14 (7.25%) Cisco Certification

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (4.15%) SAS
2 7 (3.63%) JBoss
3 6 (3.11%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.59%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.07%) CMS
5 4 (2.07%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.07%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (1.55%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.55%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.04%) Apache
7 2 (1.04%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.04%) CICS
7 2 (1.04%) Drupal
7 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.04%) GeoServer
7 2 (1.04%) IIS
7 2 (1.04%) PowerExchange
8 1 (0.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.04%) Adobe Captivate
2 2 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.55%) Oracle Assets
1 3 (1.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Exstream
3 1 (0.52%) Radian6
3 1 (0.52%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.52%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.04%) Taleo
2 1 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.52%) Office 365
2 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.74%) Firewall
2 10 (5.18%) Network Security
3 9 (4.66%) LAN
3 9 (4.66%) WAN
3 9 (4.66%) Wireless
4 7 (3.63%) BGP
4 7 (3.63%) EIGRP
4 7 (3.63%) MPLS
4 7 (3.63%) OSPF
4 7 (3.63%) VLAN
5 6 (3.11%) ATM
5 6 (3.11%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (3.11%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.59%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (2.59%) DMVPN
6 5 (2.59%) HSRP
6 5 (2.59%) ISDN
6 5 (2.59%) PPP
6 5 (2.59%) SAN
6 5 (2.59%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.25%) Oracle Database
2 10 (5.18%) Hadoop
3 8 (4.15%) Big Data
3 8 (4.15%) PowerCenter
4 5 (2.59%) Data Lake
5 4 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.07%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 3 (1.55%) Informix
6 3 (1.55%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.55%) MySQL
6 3 (1.55%) Spatial Data
6 3 (1.55%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.04%) GIS
7 2 (1.04%) MS Access
7 2 (1.04%) SQLite
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.52%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (4.15%) ERwin
2 2 (1.04%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.52%) JUnit
3 1 (0.52%) Maven
General
1 95 (49.22%) Finance
2 31 (16.06%) Banking
3 23 (11.92%) Law
4 10 (5.18%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.07%) Legal
6 3 (1.55%) Billing
6 3 (1.55%) Marketing
7 2 (1.04%) Retail
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.15%) CSS
1 8 (4.15%) HTML
2 7 (3.63%) Middleware
2 7 (3.63%) Web Services
3 4 (2.07%) .NET
3 4 (2.07%) Hibernate
3 4 (2.07%) Java EE
3 4 (2.07%) JSON
3 4 (2.07%) PostGIS
3 4 (2.07%) REST
3 4 (2.07%) Spring
3 4 (2.07%) Struts
4 2 (1.04%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.04%) Backbone.js
4 2 (1.04%) CSS3
4 2 (1.04%) Ember.js
4 2 (1.04%) HTML5
4 2 (1.04%) Node.js
4 2 (1.04%) React
5 1 (0.52%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 70 (36.27%) Data Centre
2 19 (9.84%) Clustering
3 9 (4.66%) Mainframe
3 9 (4.66%) PKI
4 8 (4.15%) Hedge funds
5 6 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.11%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.11%) User Experience
6 4 (2.07%) Credit Risk
6 4 (2.07%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.55%) CMDB
8 2 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.04%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.04%) Health Informatics
8 2 (1.04%) Informatics
8 2 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.04%) LPAR
8 2 (1.04%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.52%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.52%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 38 (19.69%) Unix
2 20 (10.36%) Windows
3 19 (9.84%) Solaris
4 15 (7.77%) Linux
5 9 (4.66%) Windows Server
6 8 (4.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.11%) AIX
7 6 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.07%) zOS
9 1 (0.52%) HPUX
9 1 (0.52%) SUSE
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.32%) Migration
2 27 (13.99%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (7.77%) Identity Access Management
5 14 (7.25%) ITIL
6 12 (6.22%) Change Management
6 12 (6.22%) Data Migration
6 12 (6.22%) SIEM
7 11 (5.70%) ETL
8 10 (5.18%) Information Security
9 9 (4.66%) Analytics
9 9 (4.66%) Data Modelling
9 9 (4.66%) GAP Analysis
9 9 (4.66%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (4.15%) Data Analysis
10 8 (4.15%) ETL Development
10 8 (4.15%) Risk Management
10 8 (4.15%) Service Management
11 7 (3.63%) CRM
11 7 (3.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.47%) SQL
2 15 (7.77%) Java
3 9 (4.66%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.63%) VBScript
5 6 (3.11%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.59%) C#
7 3 (1.55%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.04%) Perl
8 2 (1.04%) PHP
8 2 (1.04%) VB
8 2 (1.04%) VBA
9 1 (0.52%) JCL
9 1 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (7.25%) CCNP
1 14 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (6.22%) CCNA
3 10 (5.18%) CCIE
4 6 (3.11%) CISM
4 6 (3.11%) CISSP
5 4 (2.07%) CCSA
5 4 (2.07%) CCSE
5 4 (2.07%) Degree
6 2 (1.04%) CISA
6 2 (1.04%) MCP
6 2 (1.04%) MCSE
6 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (5.70%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.15%) Data Quality
4 6 (3.11%) COBIT
5 5 (2.59%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (2.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.55%) QA
8 2 (1.04%) WAI
8 2 (1.04%) WCAG
9 1 (0.52%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 28 (14.51%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.84%) RACF
3 16 (8.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 15 (7.77%) Veritas File System
4 15 (7.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (3.11%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.07%) ACF2
7 2 (1.04%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.04%) PowerHA
7 2 (1.04%) XenApp
7 2 (1.04%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.52%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.52%) Squid
8 1 (0.52%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (7.77%) CA Single Sign-On
2 6 (3.11%) SCCM
3 4 (2.07%) FortiGate
3 4 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.07%) zSecure
4 3 (1.55%) QRadar
5 2 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.04%) SCOM
5 2 (1.04%) TADDM
5 2 (1.04%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.52%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.52%) Legato
6 1 (0.52%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 26 (13.47%) CA
2 24 (12.44%) Oracle
3 20 (10.36%) Veritas
4 18 (9.33%) Cisco
5 17 (8.81%) Microsoft
6 12 (6.22%) Teradata
7 11 (5.70%) CheckPoint
7 11 (5.70%) Splunk
8 10 (5.18%) Informatica
8 10 (5.18%) ServiceNow
9 9 (4.66%) Red Hat
10 7 (3.63%) Intel Security
10 7 (3.63%) Symantec
11 6 (3.11%) IBM
12 5 (2.59%) EMC
12 5 (2.59%) Fortinet
12 5 (2.59%) VMware
13 4 (2.07%) Blue Coat
13 4 (2.07%) Cyber-Ark
13 4 (2.07%) Qualys
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